Crusaders reshuffle for the Chiefs



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The Crusaders will rest Kevin Senio for their Friday night match with the Chiefs in Hamilton bringing in rookie Andrew Ellis for his first Super 14 start.

Senio will however hope to get some game time as he is named on the bench. Regaining his place is Aaron Mauger who has overcome his hamstring injury problem.

Cameron McIntyre who kicked a conversion for the Crusaders last week has been dropped to the bench.

All Blacks prop Campbell Johnstone has been dropped as he is suffering from a calf injury so in comes Wyatt Crockett.

Crusaders :
15 Leon MacDonald
14 Rico Gear
13 Caleb Ralph
12 Aaron Mauger
11 Scott Hamilton
10 Daniel Carter
9 Andrew Ellis
8 Mose Tuiali’i
7 Richie McCaw (C)
6 Reuben Thorne
5 Ross Filipo
4 Chris Jack
3 Greg Somerville
2 Corey Flynn
1 Wyatt Crockett

Reserves: 16 Tone Kopelani, 17 Ben Franks, 18 Brad Mika, 19 Johnny Leo’o, 20 Kevin Senio, 21 Cameron McIntyre, 22 Casey Laulala.

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